Our #1 Priority
Some adjectives that come to mind when we think about our students include driven, entrepreneurial, smart, collaborative yet independent, passionate and hard working. Some are brand new to web development. Some have CS degrees and experience programming.
Our students join us from all over the world including countries such as Tunisia (Africa), Finland, Brazil, Taiwan, Australia, Siberia, Singapore, Norway, Uganda, Chile, India, Canada, China, England and more.
Regardless of where they come from or their prior programming expertise, our graduates are hired into top technology roles including Fullstack Developer, DevOps Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Audience Analyst, Junior Developer and more.
Meet our students
Jade Lizard: Options Strategy
- Student Name: Brendan
Jade Lizard, named after a type of options strategy, is a FinTech application that allows users to maximize profits. Technologies used include Django, Ajax and more.
- Student Name: Marc, Jared, and Brian
Botserver uses Artificial intelligence bots which allow businesses to listen to relevant IM conversations and interact with their community to make decisions: Technologies used include Artificial Intelligence, IBM Watson API
Piki: Dating App for Picky Eaters
- Student Name: Shih Mei
If you love ribeye it maybe tough to go to a steakhouse with a vegan. Peanut lover? Better not kiss someone who’s deathly allergic. The drawbacks for dietary restrictions run afoul aren’t quite sexy…
- Student Name: Nat, Jack, Rob, and Sulekha
Neighborhood recommendations for local New Yorkers. Technologies used include Google Maps, Yelp, and Streeteasy APIs
- Student Name: Eric and Shehryar
PolitiPic uses facial recognition technology to predict voter outcomes. Technologies include Google Vision API, Server built in Python and Django
We want students to have a rich experience. We build trust, teamwork and collaboration modeled after real world organizations so that that students trust one another and have real relationships. Our small size, also, enables us to have a tightly knit group.
Average Class Size < 15
Our activities on and off campus help us build a tightly knit, collaborative community. Days vary, but could entail:
I connected with every member of my group in the first week.Yulia Yulia, Via Siberia
- Code along with instructors
- Customized Career Workshop – based on your chosen career path
- Team Projects – students work with one another on many different projects including their final project
- API demos
- Peer programming
- Resume review session
- Presentation practice
- Industry workshops
- Guest lectures
- Wellness (pilates, meditation, etc)
- Game night
- Lunch and learn
- Coding “Pitstops” with our partner incubator
- Industry conferences
Our central Manhattan location further enriches students experience at the Academy. Only a block from Grand Central students can easily access us from the tri-state area. Being next to Fortune 500 companies, it is easy for students to step out for interviews. Parks, restaurants, and the many shopping choices can easily be utilized after class.book a tour
Money and Living Expenses
In addition to help financing tuition, our lending partners can help with living expenses so that you can dedicate yourself to education.
Although many students find accommodations on their own, we’ll work with you to help find the appropriate place to live. We can match you with others looking for room mates and advise on neighborhoods.
Our housing partner Common, provides shared housing and has five different housing locations in the NY Metro Area.